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204760

Previously known as Ophir City...

Item #204760

January 01, 1882

THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, California,  1882  Oroville is a town in Northern California on the banks of the Feather river, established to supply gold miners during the California Gold Rush. It was originally known as Ophir City.

This 4 page newspaper has various  news and advertisements of the day. In nice condition.  Actual dates within the given year vary, but the issue y... See More  

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$43.00
204616

Volume one issue from early California...

Item #204616
CALIFORNIA EVENING REPUBLICAN, San Francisco, 1872  Northern California benefited by the migration westward by  the many in search of gold in the mid-19th century. This issue was published not long after that migration, and when westward travel was still very much a dangerous venture.

This four page issue has various news of the day and a wealth of ads--a few of which are illustrated--p... See More  

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$40.00
201389

Item #201389

January 01, 1878

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, 1878. Here is a very nice, four page issue of this Old West newspaper with various news reports from this fascinating period in American history. Nice condition with a wealth of ads as well.  The image shown is a representation of the look and condition of this title, but the actual issue sent may be different.  It will be of equaal condit... See More  

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$30.00
200923

1880 Old West Newspaper From Fort Jones CA California....

Item #200923

September 30, 1880

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, CA,  September 30, 1880 . This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Califor... See More  

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$47.00
180033

The Wild West...

Item #180033
THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Tuolumne, California  A lot of 10 issues, all from the 1880's. An unusual title in very nice condition.

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$128.00
180031

From Stockton...

Item #180031
A lot of 10 issues of the DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, from the 1870s & 1880s. A good title in very nice condition. The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive. Actual dates vary.

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$167.00
130645

Frm the "Capital of Silicon Valley"...

Item #130645
SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871  San Jose was the second incorporated city in California (after Sacramento), becoming part of the United States 1846. California would gain statehood in 1850. This is an early issue from what today is California's third largest city and the tenth largest in the United States.

This 4 page newspaper has various news and advertisements of the day. Minor ... See More  

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$45.00
130194

Founded with the California Gold Rush...

Item #130194
MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California 1866  Marysville has a "rich" history relating to the California Gold Rush. During that era, the ranch which was later developed into the town of Marysville, was a popular landing for riverboats from San Francisco and Sacramento filled with miners on their way to the dig sites. One of the early developers had a wife named Mary. The town's name... See More  

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$32.00
130211

A rare title with a Gold Rush history...

Item #130211

January 01, 1888

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1888-89   Auburn is  the county seat of Placer County. Auburn is known for its California Gold Rush history, and is registered as a California Historical Landmark

An early newspaper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads.

An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, a... See More  

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$36.00
130219

One of the oldest communities in California...

Item #130219

January 01, 1889

SAN BERNARDINO DAILY COURIER, California, 1889  The city of San Bernardino is one of the oldest communities in the state of California, and in its present-day location, was not largely settled until 1851, after California became a state. 

A nice, four page issue from the late 19th century. Good condition.

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$30.00
130555
Item #130555
SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION, California, 1879  Various news of the day from this northern California town, the capital of California.

The news and advertisements found within these pages provide an interesting perspective of life in California from just 30 years after the Gold Rush.

Complete in four pages, and although having various minor tears at the margins is generally in nice conditi... See More  

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$29.00
130224

San Francisco, California...

Item #130224
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, San Francisco, California, 1875  A rare issue from the Old West in California.

This is complete in four pages.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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$31.00
130244

Visalia, California...

Item #130244
VISALIA WEEKLY DELTA, Visalia, California, 1873 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California.The photo is re... See More  

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$31.00
130564

Rare... from Auburn, California...

Item #130564

January 01, 1890

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1890-1892



A fragile issue--must be handled carefully. An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully. The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what ... See More  

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$32.00
180160

Wild West Collection I ... A California View

Item #180160
Wild West Collection I - A California View - Each 7 issue set containing 7 different titles from California, all dated from the heart of this formative period in American history - 1870 to 1899.  The set will include at least 2 issues from each decade.

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$98.00
130177

Early Los Angeles...

Item #130177
EVENING REPUBLICAN, Los Angeles, California, 1877 An early issue from Southern California. Rare to find issues this early from California.  Ths image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you wil receive (not volume 1).  The actual issue will vary, but will be from 1877, and will be in equal or better condition.

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$40.00
130181

Founded by Mexican miners during the gold rush...

Item #130181

January 01, 1891

THE UNION DEMOCRAT, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, 1891  Founded by Mexican miners—reminiscent of the state of Sonora, Mexico—during the California Gold Rush, Sonora was once a booming center of industry and trade in California's Mother Lode. Sonora & other mining towns of the era experienced economic hardship when the value of gold decreased. As "gold fever&quo... See More  

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$31.00
130182

From Northern California, late 19th century...

Item #130182

January 01, 1895

SAN BENITO ADVANCE, Hollister, California, 1895  A nice & uncommon title from this Northern California agricultural town. Various local & national news reports of the day, plus a wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated.
In surprisingly nice condition for the age. This is NOT a pulpish newspaper.

Four pages, slight browning at the margins, various news of the d
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$34.00
130217

From the capital of California...

Item #130217
SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California,  1872  An early newspaper from what is now the capital of California. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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130222

Early Southern California...

Item #130222
SAN DIEGO UNION, California, 1873  A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300.

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Some browning at the margins with little spine wear, otherwise in good condition. 

The issue you receive will have the look and be of similar condi... See More  

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$34.00
130230

Once a military outpost in far Northern California...

Item #130230

January 01, 1880

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, California, 1880  This small town has a population of just 839 and is located at the very top of California. It was once a military outpost--hence the name--protecting the various mining communities in the vicinity. A rare issue from the Old West.

Four pages, good condition.

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$48.00
130233

A town started during the Gold Rush era...

Item #130233

January 01, 1890

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, Ca. 1890  Before the California Gold Rush, only Native Americans had ventured into the area, which lies northwest of Lake Tahoe on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. The area is now part of the Tahoe National Forest.
A settlement was established in 1850 however an avalanche of snow destroyed the settlement, which was not rebuilt for several years. Sierra
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130236

First California town name not of Spanish or native American origin...

Item #130236

January 01, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, 1880  Stockton was founded by Captain Charles Maria Weber in 1849 after he acquired Rancho Campo de los Franceses. The city is named after Robert F. Stockton, and it was the first community in California to have a name not of Spanish or Native American origin. The city is located on the San Joaquin River in the northern San Joaquin Valley.

Four pages, ... See More  

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$33.00
130246

Early from this now-famous city in Southern California...

Item #130246
THE WORLD, San Diego, California, 1874 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California.  

Little mar... See More  

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130243

Founded by Mexican miners...

Item #130243

January 01, 1883

TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California 1883  Founded by Mexican miners—reminiscent of the state of Sonora, Mexico—during the California Gold Rush, Sonora was once a booming center of industry and trade in California's Mother Lode. Sonora & other mining towns of the era experienced economic hardship when the value of gold decreased. As "gold fever" died down, So... See More  

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130176

From this legendary town in California...

Item #130176
DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California, 1874  Few towns from the Old West are more legendary than San Francisco, springing to life with the nearby discovery of gold in 1848 at Sutter's Mill. Its population of 1000 in 1848 swelled to 25,000 by December, 1849.

This issue is four pages and contains various news and advertisements of the day, some 25 years after the beginning of the G... See More  

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130218

Very early from California...

Item #130218
SACRAMENTO UNION, California 1859  This is one of the earliest California newspapers we have the pleasure to offer. As might be imagined issues from the Gold Rush vicinity--just ten years after the start of the rush--are difficult to find. As perhaps you've noticed most of our California inventory is from the 1870's and 1880's.

This issue has a wealth of news of the day, not just from ... See More  

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$36.00
130229

Volume One issue...

Item #130229
SANTA ROSA DEMOCRAT, California 1875 This 4 page volume 1 newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many being illustrated. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. 



Very early for Californ... See More  

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130451

From the mining district... Very early...

Item #130451

January 01, 1890

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1890  A fragile issue--must be handled carefully. An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully. The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what yo... See More  

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$40.00
130472
Item #130472

January 01, 1890

THE WEEKLY SHASTA COURIER, Shasta, California 1885-1890. A nice newspaper from Northern California with various news of the day and many ads. Never bound nor trimmed. Nice condition. I have numerous issues from the years noted.

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$38.00
130473

With the name "Sutter" in the title...

Item #130473
WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, 1874 Nice to have a newspaper from early California with the name "Sutter" in the title. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Some light foxing and minor edge wear, mostly nice.

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130476

From the mining district...

Item #130476

January 01, 1880

NEVADA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Nevada City, California, 1879 This town (formerly known as Deer Creek Dry Diggins) was the most important mining town in California in the 1850's. It is situated close to the Nevada border a bit northwest of Lake Tahoe. The historic district today is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This is a volume one issue with various news of the day and Western... See More  

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$31.00
130495

From the Lake Tahoe area...

Item #130495
TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, Truckee, Nevada County, California, 1874 From the mining area in northwest California, very near Lake Tahoe. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads which take most if not all of the front page. Never bound nor trimmed.  All issues have damage.

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$62.00
130517

Item #130517

January 01, 1888

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, California, 1888 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From Northern California. Evenly browned throughout (but not really pulpish), some tears & chipping at the margins. Never bound nor trimmed.

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$35.00
130556

Uncommon title from the Old West...

Item #130556
THE PLACER WEEKLY ARGUS, Auburn, Placer County, California, 1874  A quite rare title from this town in Northern California, with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. A fascinating look at life in the Old West from a genuine newspaper of that day. You get the comple... See More  

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$39.00
130588

Very rare mining town newspaper from Northern California...

Item #130588
 HAVILAH MINER, Havilah, Kern County, California, 1872  A very rare title from the mining district from during its heyday. This is a volume 1, of which only a few remain.



Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Much chipping at the spine with some loss (see photo), both leaves loose at the spine, browning and very fragile.  Clear, archival mends are also present.&nbs... See More  

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$116.00
130165

Very uncommon from San Francisco...

Item #130165

January 01, 1894

ARTHUR McEWEN'S LETTER, San Francisco, California, 1894 An uncommon 19th century California title to be sure. We've only encountered this title once in our 45 years. Nice condition.

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$31.00
130174

Very early from Los Angeles...

Item #130174
EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, 1874 An early issue from Southern California. It is difficult to find issues from Los Angeles with such an early date.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$36.00
130175
Item #130175
DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, 1870 An early and uncommon title from the Old West in California. Four pages, nice condition.

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130178

Very early Los Angeles...

Item #130178
WEEKLY EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, 1873  an uncommon and very early newspaper from Southern California. Four pages, nice condition.

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$41.00
130179

Old West mining town at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas...

Item #130179

January 01, 1880

FOOTHILL WEEKLY TIDINGS, Grass Valley, California, 1880  This town in Northern California was formally named "Boston Ravine" and then "Centerville". It began as a mining town, situated at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in Northeastern Calif.   

A rare issue from the Old West with various news and ads of the day.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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$46.00
130191

From when Los Angeles had just 8000 people...

Item #130191
LOS ANGELES DAILY STAR, California,  1874  An early & quite uncommon newspaper from Southern California when the population of Los Angeles was about 8,000.

Four pages, evenly browned and somewhat pulpish, but not as pulpish as many issues from this era.  The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual issues vary.... See More  

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$38.00
130221

Early for San Diego...

Item #130221
SAN DIEGO NEWS, California, 1879  A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,500.

Complete in four pages, nice condition.  The issue shown is representative of what you will receive.  The actual issue will be in equal condition and appearance as the one shown.

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$34.00
130237

A town created to serve the gold miners...

Item #130237
WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, 1876  The Mexican government granted land in Northern California to John Sutter, including a parcel upon which Yuba City is located, the same John Sutter upon whose land gold was subsequently discovered in 1848. He sold part of this tract to some enterprising men who wished to establish a town near the confluence of the Yuba River and the Feather R... See More  

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$38.00
130239

San Francisco from shortly after the Civil War...

Item #130239
THE TIMES, San Francisco, California, 1867 An uncommon and very early issue from this very famous city in California.

 Four pages, small hole in front leaf, otherwise good.

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$40.00
130241

Interesting title...

Item #130241

January 01, 1883

TRUTH, San Francisco, California, 1883  Certainly one of the less common titles from Northern California.

Four pages, very good condition for the period.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of this title.  Actual dates vary.

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$32.00
130326

Now at the heart of Silicon Valley...

Item #130326

January 01, 1889

THE REDWOOD CITY DEMOCRAT, San Mateo County, California, 1889  Redwood City has remained the county seat since the county's formation in 1856. The land had been part of the Rancho de las Pulgas granted to the Arguello family in 1835 by the Mexican government. Their control was challenged after the Mexican–American War when California became part of the United States. Today it is in ... See More  

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$43.00
130338

Just 20 years after the Gold Rush...

Item #130338
OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, 1869  From this now-large city in Northern California, here is an issue just 20 years after the famous Gold Rush.

Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many still relating to gold mining in one way or another. A four page issue, somewhat irregular at the spine, some edge tears, generally good condition.

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$30.00
130346

Early from this now famous city in Northern California...

Item #130346
WEEKLY HERALD, Monterey, California, 1875  From the first year this newspaper published! Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. The masthead includes an interesting wood engraving.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some tears and irregularity at the margins, otherwise rather nice.

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$31.00
130169

Early San Diego...

Item #130169
DAILY MORNING BULLETIN, San Diego, California  1872  A quite early and rare title from this now major metropolitan city from when it was just a small town, with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. A fascinating look at life in the Old West from a genuine news... See More  

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$38.00
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